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hi, pamela. thank you very much. nice show today. you're in the cnn "newsroom." i'm don lemon. we have the biggest stories of the week, weekend and week ahead. let's talk about this. the driver in the deadly indianapolis bus crash tells witnesses the brakes went out. millions upon millions greet the new pope in brazil. live to rio as the pontiff says good-bye. i'll make it -- >> that's quite all right. >> as a former new york city -- >> she made headlines dressing down anthony weiner. why did she do it? she is coming up. i'll ask her live. and this -- >> don, i think your comments of a conservative preacher on a sunday. >> a lot of people got riled up about my no-talking points on black america. why all the fuss? you can judge for yourself. we have got it in its entirety. plus more coming up. we'll begin this hour in indianapolis with new details in
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the deadly crash of a church crash that just exited at high speed and the driver said the brakes failed. >> i saw this bus going so fast. i thought, god, that guy is going fast. the light turned green for the southbound traffic and then the bus just flew in to my vision right away and flipped just in an instant. >> the bus flipped over. there were people, you know, crawling out of the bus. there were people who were severely injured. people who were dead. people who were hurt. >> the bus was carrying teenage members of the baptist church returning home from a camping trip in michigan. church officials today said they identified three people who died. >> the deceased was our youth pastor, pastor chad phelps, and his wife courtney phelps and their unborn child due next month.
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we also lost tonya winedorf. she's the mother, a mother here in our church, long-time member, mother of five. tonya was at camp because she has a special needs child who wanted to go. and she wanted to go and make it a good week. and according to her husband, it was a great week. >> very sad. at least 19 people were hurt in the crash including a person listed in critical condition. police believe they have recovered the body of a second victim after a boat accident in the hudson river. six people all part of a wedding party were cruising in this boat friday night. they hit a barge and two of the people were thrown out. one of them was the bride to be. she died. her body was found yesterday. police think the victim pulled from the water today is the best man. >> is horrific.
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no one expects to experience not only that but the families, the parents of both of the victim that is are deceased as well as the other victims in the boat that are injured. but i don't think you could put words to the fact of what we need to do to console these families and i don't know that you can. i know that the communities will rally around them. in rockland county to try to give them the best support that we can. but i don't think nothing but time will heal this and never be forgotten. >> well, this is the bride and groom to be who were on the boat. they were planning to be married in two weeks. the man operating the boat when it crashed has been arrested. police think he had been drinking. deadly floods left entire towns under water in north carolina today. look at this video. a woman scrambles from the flooded car on to the back of an emergency rescuer. flash floods swamp homes and causing power outages. rising water proved fatal for
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two swimmers. swift currents pulled a 10-year-old girl from her family. her body is found about an hour later. a short time ago, emergency crews found the body of a 48-year-old man in the same creek in north carolina. meanwhile, state of emergency has been declared in the towns of hickory and also newton. nick valencia tracking the flooding for us. what are you learning about the two deaths? >> hey, don. we know they're from separate families but swimming in the same rain-swollen creeks. that creek, two feet higher than normal with the severe weather that swept through there and the body of the 10-year-old found late saturday and the 48-year-old found just a short time later. but even for those that did survive the severe weather, don, they're dealing with the cleanup for weeks. don? >> you know, nick, flooding, is it a bigger problem this year? we have seen floods in the midwest and the east and the south and big floods in canada a
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few weeks back. this doesn't appear to be usual. >> it is unusual. the weather team can probably tell you a little better but we have seen higher than average rain totals this summer in the northeast and as far as north carolina is concerned, i spoke with the department of emergency management and gave us context about the severe weather system that swept through there and why it caused so many problems. >> it's probably the worst flooding that we have had in western north carolina since 2004. and that was really -- that was tropical storm francis and ivan that resulted in that in 2004. and of course, since then we have been in, you know, a large drought area and now because of the amount of rain we have had and we are seeing a lot of flash floods and a lot of landslides and, you know, taken a toll on the emergency services as well as the residents of this area of north carolina. >> on the rain, constant, severe. the rain proved to be deadly. don? >> all right. nick valencia in atlanta, thank
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you very much for that. hawaiians are bracing for big surf today due to tropical storm flossie churning at 20 miles per hour. tropical storm warnings are already posted from maui and the big island and expected to push past hawaii tomorrow morning. in egypt, no sign the deadly unrest will be ending soon. supporters of ousted president morsi clashed with the military-backed government last night deep into the night in cairo. the latest fighting has left at least 72 people dead. morsi supporters insist police opened fire on them. government officials claim protesters attacked and wounded police. the long dormant mideast peace talks are taking a step forward as the state department announces they will resume tomorrow evening in washington. secretary of state kerry spoke
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with both sides. they accepted his invitation to send senior negotiating teams to washington to formally resume negotiations. and for years, israel and the palestinian authority made attempts to negotiate but have repeatedly failed to get the process moving. take a glance at president obama's schedule for a week. it looks more like election season than summer vacation. as new battle brews over government spending and debt. he's been on the road to sell his economic plan. sending capitol reporter lisa desjardins joins me live from washington and looks like he's back on the campaign trail. what's the strategy here, lisa? >> bear with me here but if you think of washington as an action movie, seriously, an action movie, this is the moment where people paying attention should start to squint their eyes and realize a major plot line is being built. why should you care about the plot line? who wins in this political
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theater can determine the future of our taxes, economy, immigration and health care. the latest move from president obama came this weekend in an interview with "the new york times." listen to this clip. >> i'm not just going to sit back if the only message from some of these folks is, no, on everything. and sit around and twiddle my thumbs for 1,200 days. >> what's left in the term of office. remember, this is the president who doesn't have to run again. his supporters want him to push harder and his allies are stressing that time may be running out for him to flex any muscles. after this year, the 2014 and 2016 elections will be suffocating in washington so with all that in mind, think about this new offensive. that sound bite we played and also listen to these three speeches from last week. president obama is trying to sort of pin down republicans. >> you got to be for something.
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what are your ideas? the republicans don't agree with me. i want them to lay out their ideas. if they have a better plan to make sure that every american knows the security of affordable health care. if they have a better plan to create jobs, rebuild our infrastructure. strengthen american manufacturing and rebuild the country's infrastructure. let's go. >> if that doesn't remind you of a campaign, i don't know what will. he'll speak to kentucky workers on tuesday, don, and then a visit to the capitol on wednesday. notab notable, talking with democrats. not only does he need to shore up independence but clearly huddle with his own members. congress leaves the end of this week and expect drama to build over august as members are back in their districts facing voters. don? >> lisa, so this is one side of this dramatic moment. the president's said. you know there's always the other side. what are republicans saying and doing?
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they're not going on offense, too. their main point of attack, don, has the name of obama in it. obama care. talking about the health care system. they call it a jobs killer. they will be bringing up hearings. in fact, one this week. and there will likely be more votes to defund bmg caobama car it's setting up a big battle in september to face what could be another major budget crisis. these two sides staring each other down. trying to gain muscle and momentum. each of them right now. >> you love it. that's why you're the capitol hill reporter. it's drama. i love it. i love it. >> it's important. >> thank you, lisa. appreciate it. >> you bet. okay. everyone, ruffling feathers. part of my job. when i talked about problems facing the african-american community and how to fix them, some said i needed to chill out. coming up, you will hear me agree with bill o'reilly about certain issues facing the
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anthony weiner, goes without say, he had a bad week and this weekend it got worse. first, the newest sex chat and online name. carlos danger. punch number one. and then that news conference.
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with his wife standing awkwardly by his side. ouch. and then the poll numbers falling like a rock and news today, the man running the campaign for new york city mayor called it quits. new york republican in congress says it's time for anthony weiner to look clearly at what he's doing and to just stop. i had nothing personal against anthony. he's getting along but nothing. this is a pathological problem with hip. i mean, how he could be out there knowing the information would come out. after this, he should do himself and everybody a favor and just step to the sidelines. he's not qualified, not psychologically qualified to be mayor of the city of new york. >> he's not explained himself to the sats fx isfaction of many p in the city where he wants to be mayor. look what happened to him meeting voters on staten island. >> i don't quite understand how you would feel you would have the moral authority as the head
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administrator in this city to oversee employees when your standard of conduct is lower than the standard -- >> are you not voting for me? >> i would not. >> i certainly understand that. >> quite obviously. >> anthony weiner ran right in to a buzzsaw by the name of peg. a new yorker and educator and someone who would not let him off the hook. she wanted answers. she got an argument. and we're not exactly sure who won this exchange. i know who won this exchange. so, look who's here. there's peg right there. peg, when i saw it yesterday, i was like, we have to get her. find out who she is. you really gave it to the candidate yesterday. are you satisfied with the answer he gave you? >> i don't feel he gave may answer. and, you know, i just want people to understand where i was coming from. my point in asking him that question was, why -- why do you
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have a system of behavior and acceptable behavior for your employees when you're the top employee and everybody is an employee of the city of new york when you put your name on that list. and as the mayor, he's being paid by the city of new york. and he needs to have a standard that's going to be comparable or you end up in a situation where you have conflicts going on. what do you do as the mayor when you have as a firefighter, a police officer, a teacher who's now up to be fired for behaving in the same manner you did? i think it leads to chaos down the road and i didn't understand as i said how he could feel he would be able to be in the position of the leader. >> yeah. >> my point and my -- >> you had him there for a good long time. is he going to walk away? what will go on? did you ever at any point
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consider voting for anthony weiner before this -- maybe the last scandal? >> i had left my mind open. i had left my mind open. i was not standing there and committing to anyone and up until the week -- the prior week when this second level of allegations came out, i had left my mind open. we all make mistakes. i was not there to judge. i was not there to judge anyone. and we are all guilty of our own indiscretions. no one is perfect. and i did not stand there and ask the question for that reason. i asked the question merely as a former employee of the city of new york who deals -- had dealt with situations with students. and it was almost the same thing where you don't expect a student to stand there and behave in a manner which is unacceptable when a supervisor or a teacher's behaving in the same manner that's unacceptable. >> how will you discipline them?
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>> excusing them. >> right. i have to ask you. you're a wife and mom? >> i'm sorry? >> you are you a wife and mom? >> no. >> no. you're not. >> no, i'm not. >> i was going to ask -- >> although, to be honest with you, i've had thousands of children over the course of the last 30 years. >> i was just going to ask you about -- because his wife has been getting criticism about standing by her man and fairly or unfairly and i would ask you what you thought about that. >> i think that there's a problem with the role of women and how he responds to them and i don't know what her motivation is. that's not for me to judge. just as it's not for me to judge his behavior. i was quoted as saying he was saying a pervert and voting for christine quinn. i never said he was a pervert. i'm not judging him or his wife either. >> but you think now though that he should get out of the race,
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right? >> i think it's distracting to the issues and i think that he has some good and valid points to make. however, i think he is not the vehicle for implementing them. >> all right. >> i think that he needs to stand there if he's truly insisted in the city of new york and in any class of citizen, because everybody's important. >> all right. >> he needs to stand there and share that information and then disseminate it in that manner. >> i have to tell you, peg, you keep talking just like a politician. i ask you a question and you have the long answers so maybe people will write you in as the mayor of new york. >> you know what? no, no, no, no, no. you know, i was in the spotlight for 30 years and very happily out of the spotlight. this has just been thrust upon me in a manner i never expected. never expected. >> all right. i have to move on. i love your chutzpah. thank you for coming on cnn. best of luck to you. >> thank you so much.
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radio personality david kraddick died unexpectedly in new orleans. his show in the morning was carried in nearly 100 cities around the country. no details yet on the cause of his death. more than 100 golfers were hand for yesterday's charity event. it benefits children with illnesses. the proceeds help send them and their families to disney world. he was just a few weeks shy of turning 54. how do we tackle the thorny problems facing the african-american community? i made a list of possible
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suggestions. one starts with how young people present themselves. young men, if your pants are sagging your self esteem may be sagging. you'll hear more from the special "no talking points" coming in 20 minutes here on cnn. but first, this is an incredible story. a soldier thought to be killed in action and put in a body bag, mr. sanjay gupta has the story of how he's helping others in this week's "human factor." >> it was 1968. infantry platoon sergeant was on patrol in vietnam. >> as we're going out, going by the rice paddies and the delta, i hear mortars coming in, machine guns going off. >> then something odd happened. >> next thing i feel myself falling in to a rice paddy and that's it. two dais later, i woke up in the saigon military hospital and telling me i was lucky they found me in a body bag. >> you heard that right. urban was put in a body bag,
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presumed dead because he was unconscious. a medic discovered him still breathing. >> diagnosis was dibt. >> he hadn't been hit by the enemy. he passed out from the effects of the disease. he was only the soldier in the platoon to survive. >> i probably wouldn't be here. >> the 45 years since having a roler coaster ride, as well. he is legally blind since the '70s. lohse most of his hearing. needed a kidney transplant. one thing, sailing, that kept him afloat. >> when i went to vietnam and came back so sick and especially with the eyesight loss, i never thought i'd get in to sailing again. and until i met two gentleman in wheelchairs. vietnam era veteran. >> the three of them started challenged america. the therapeutic sailing program for americans. >> it's therapy. nothing like being on the water, being with nature. no one's going to jump out of a
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now to the that is car brick yard 400. you think this was just a race? you should think again. this redemption weekend for ryan newman at the brickyard 400. yesterday, newman took the pole position for today's race. look at them. so excited. today he took the whole enchilada. this after learning earlier this month that tony stewart is booting him from the racing team next year. and by the way, stewart finished fourth. way to stick it to the man, huh? congratulations to him. nascar's about as american as apple pie but amid the tailgating and the roaring engines this weekend, there was to be an unlikely sight. a pro-pot ad to be shown dozens of times on a giant screen just outside the indianapolis racetrack. but just as the weekend was kicking off, the company who
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owns the jumbotron pulled the ad after complaints of anti-drug groups. >> if you enjoy a good beer, there's a similar product. one without all the calories and serious health problems. less toxic so it doesn't cause hangovers and not linked to violence or reckless behavior. marijuana. less harmful than alcohol. and time to treat it that way. for more information, visit -- >> sounds like someone should stay i'm such and such and i approve this ad. it should reach hundreds of thousands of fans over the weekend. the first time a pro-marijuana legalization ad would have appeared so close to an entrance gate of a major sporting event. it was created by the group that advocates legalizing pot. mason is the project's communications director. he joins us now. so what's your reaction to the ad being pulled, sir? >> well, you know, it's really
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unfortunate that this company decided to take down an advertisement that simply highlighted the fact that marijuana is objectively less harmful than alcohol and meanwhile this is a race that's sponsored by alcohol companies. the teams racing in it are sponsored by alcohol companies and everyone at the event is if they're an adult and able to drink responsibly, they are. why's it such a problem to have the discussion of marijuana? >> before moving on, we'll talk more about that. i want to read the statement of the jumbotron company. the content displayed outside of the speedway does not advocate nor reflect the opinion of grazie media and it affiliates. we did not make this decision based on any outside pressures. so, are you planning on taking any legal action about this?
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>> you know, we just want to get our money back since we weren't provided with the service that we were promised when we signed in to a contract. but listen. you know, this company can say that they weren't pressured but we know what happened. we know in this country everyone accepts the fact that alcohol is available for adults 21 and older. they accept the fact that families sporting events like nascar races sponsored by beer companies. and it's semipli a matter when we start talking about marijuana being a safer product for adults all of a sudden people get upset and this company caved in to that type of pressure from anti-marijuana organizations and potentially pro-alcohol organizations like nascar. who knows? but it's really unfortunate because this is an important discussion to have. people should know that alcohol contributes to overdose deaths, contributes to violence and all sorts of reckless behavior. marijuana is never found to contribute to those types of problems. >> all right. thank you. you make an argument a lot of
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people are making. thank you for coming on to cnn and we'll talk more about what you said. i want to bring in dr. debbie. you know, he makes a very good point talking about studies that said that. i'm surprised that the ad was pulled because many people think when it comes to marijuana it's like same-sex marriage and over. not a story anymore. so but what are the impacts of alcohol and marijuana, the use on the body and how do they differ? help us understand that. >> well, i think first of all in terms of safety, we have to talk about different time periods. so, for example, we could look at immediate effects within 24 hours. we can talk about short-term effects and long-term effect which is are more over the course of years so i think they're right when they say that marijuana is safer maybe within that immediate time period. there are people who have alcohol related overdoses from having a large amount of alcohol or large quantity at any one point and marijuana by itself isn't shown to have overdose
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deaths, at least immediately unless it's in combination of other drugs but we don't know about the short and long-term effects. it is not studied in detail because it's been illegal. >> we don't know about the long-term you said versus the immediate effects because there's not enough studies of it, right? but do you as a doctor, do you find it a generational thing even in the hospital, even when you're treating people maybe alcoholism versus uses for other drugs like marijuana? >> yes. i think so. i mean, i see more people with alcohol related problems but i think that's because it's legal and because it is more accepted. especially talking about alcohol or tobacco and not in this specific discussion because it was so accepted before. people didn't realize the long-term effects until several years passed and by that time because it's part of the culture you just kind of continue with that so i think it's somewhat generational. i think there's also a
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difference between medical use and recreational use of the drug. >> right. absolutely. thank you, dr. debbie. very good. appreciate it. okay? >> thank you. >> all right. the pope after an amazing visit to brazil is saying good-bye to million who is came out to see him. he just arrived at the airport now. you are looking at live pictures of the pope. he is leaving brazil now. there's a good-bye ceremony and more on this next live to rio. [ chainsaw buzzing ]
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in rio de janeiro, the catholic church's world youth day served as a backdrop for this huge turnout today for pope francis including this enormous flash mob. ♪ how cool is that? for the pope!
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it looks like a giant concert. the vatican estimates some 3 million people crowded the rio de janeiro beach front to celebrate today's papal mass before the pope returns to rome. shasta darlington is there. shasta, the people of brazil gave pope francis quite a sendoff. this looks like very good news for the veteran and for roman catholics, especially when it comes to younger people and catholicism. what's the latest from there? >> reporter: absolutely, don. i think this really exceeded expectations. even though we already had very high expectations. remember, this is the first latin american pope. we were already billing it as a home coming for pope francis and he got more people out here on the beach than anybody expected. the organizers are saying it was at least 3 million, many of them spent the night. they were lined up one right next to the other in sleeping bags early this morning and they also slept along the route they
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expected the pope to take to get to the stage behind me where he led mass. you know, another fun detail, that flash mob that you were talking about, the bishops and the cardinals also joined in singing and dancing. just an incredible scene. and of course, when he did get up on stage, he delivered a message. basically, telling young people to get out there. don't stay inside the church doors. get out there. and spread the gospel. he said go to the shandytowns, go to the far edges of society. get the message out there. as you mentioned, he is now at the last few minutes here in brazil. he's about to get on a plane back to rome. this is a very successful visit, don. >> shasta darlington, thank you very much. appreciate it. when i talked about tough problems facing the african-american community and my controversial ideas for solving them, they were suggestions, i expected some pushback, some feedback.
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today. she had been in rome to attend her daughter's wedding and was on the way to a festival with her husband. her death bring it is total to 79. meantime, the driver of the train is in a spanish court tonight to learn if he will be formally charged in the crash. police accused him of reckless homicide. tonight, tonight's questioning of the driver has been going on for several hours now. we're going to bring the court's findings to you just as soon as we have it. ruffling feathers, part of my job. talking about problems facing the african-american community and we might fix it, some suggestions, people said i needed to chill out. coming up, you'll hear me agree with bill o'reilly about certain issues. that's right. bill o'reilly. i actually agree with him on something. that's next. but first, this. weeks away from the big triathlon. here's a quick look at cnn's fit nation viewer team is doing as they prepare.
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here we go. after the death of 17-year-old trayvon martin and the george zimmerman not guilty verdict, you could almost hear the loud buzz of quarter sayings about race relations. people talked, people shouted, people roared and screamed. obviously, we still have thorny problems facing the african-american community. i say now is the time to talk about solutions now that the verdict has been handed down. we all must accept it. we need to talk about how to fix problems and not focus on hurdles standing in our way. not about how to fix racism but pull yourself up in the face of
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racism and discrimination. here is a special "no talking points." the trayvon martin murder case got just about everybody talking about race, and not just specifically how it related to the case. it got some, many on the political right, wondering why the so-called liberal media wasn't talking about other problems in the black community. >> let's talk about race. let's talk about black on black violence. >> the outrage that i have is in the lack of are really the national attention to what is an epidemic of crime in the black community committed largely by blacks. >> why aren't we talking about it? good question. actually, that is not a good question. we talked about it many times on this show and on cnn. it's a good deflection as i've said a number of times here on cnn and on the radio. >> david, do not do that false
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equivalent. >> i'm not trying to equivocate. >> crime happens all the time. because crime happens, you shouldn't shift the focus from what happened here. stick to this point. >> on this issue then. >> thank you. >> that's the reason i didn't want to discuss at length crime in the african-american community or how to fix other ills that seem to be plaguing the community in general. now that the jury has reached its verdict, one that everyone must accept, it's time for some tough love on the subject. someone on another network got the chance to go first because i couldn't go during the week. i'm only here on the weekend. so listen to this. >> the reason there is so much violence and chaos in the black precincts is the disintegration of the african-american family. >> he's got a point. in fact, he's got more than a
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point. bill? >> raised without much structure, young black men often reject education and gravitate toward the street culture, drugs, hustling, gangs. nobody forces them to do that. again, it is a personal decision. >> he is right about that, too. in my estimation, he doesn't go far enough. because black people, if you really want to fix the problem, here is just five things you should think about doing. here is number five. if this doesn't apply to you, if you're not doing this, i'm not talking about you. here is number five. pull up your pants. some people, a lot of them black gave me flack saying that recently on the "wendy williams show." >> if you're sagging, it's your self-esteem is sagging and who you are as a person. it's sagging. young people need to be taught respect and there are rules. >> sagging pants, whether it's
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justin bieber or no-name derek around the way, walking around with your ass and your underwear showing is not okay. in fact, it comes from prison when they take away belts from the prisoner so they can't make a weapon. then it evolved into which role a prisoner would have during male-on-male prison sex. the one with the really low pants is a submissive one. you get my point? number four now is the n-word. >> for our generation what we did was took the word and took the power out of that word. >> we took this word and we made it into poetry. >> i understand poetic license. consider this. i hosted a special on the n-word suggesting black people stop using it and entertainers stop deluding yourselves and others that you're somehow taking the word back. >> by promoting the use of that word when it's not germaine,
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have you considered you're affecting the stereotype the master gave the nigga? maybe i went too far. this kid in a school uniform no longer than 7 years old was crying his eyes out as he walked down the sidewalk with his mother. i'm going to be honest here. she turned to him and said, i'm sick of you you act like an old ass man. stop all that crying, nigger. is that taking the word back? now number three. respect with you live. stop small, stop dropping trash. i've lived in several predominantly white neighborhoods. i live in harlem now. every day i see adults and children dropping their trash on
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the ground when a garbage can is just feet away. just being honest here. number two. finish school. you want to break the sickle of poverty? stop telling kids they're acting white because they go to school or they speak proper english. a high school dropout makes on average $19,000 a year. a high school graduate makes $28,000 a year. a college graduate makes $51,000 a year. over the course of a career, a college grad will make nearly $1 million more than a high school graduate. that's a lot of money. and number one, and probably the most important. just because you can have a baby doesn't mean you should. especially without planning for one or getting married first. more than 72% of children in the african-american community are born out of wedlock. that means absent fathers. the studies show lack of a male role model is an express train right to prison. and the cycle continues. so please, black folks, as i
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said, if this doesn't apply to you, i'm not talking to you. pay attention to and think about what has been presented in recent history as acceptable behavior. pay close attention to the hip-hop and rap culture many of you embrace. a culture that glorifies everything i just mentioned, thug and reprehensible behavior. a culture that is making a lot of people rich. just not you. it's not going to. that said though, the political right is not off the hook. >> if conservatives are so concerned about black-on-black crime, the only time they talk about it is when they want to stick it to the black community. >> and that's today's "no talking points." so that little boy walking on the sidewalk in harlem with his mom crying, the one she called the n-word, you want to know what happened to that? coming up, you'll hear reaction
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to my no-talking points and hear my confrontation with that mom. don't miss "no talking points" a panel discussion coming up in just a few minutes here on cnn. humans. even when we cross our "ts" and dot our "i's", we still run into problems. that's why liberty mutual insurance offers accident forgiveness with our auto policies. if you qualify, your rates won't go up
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>>. >> fans flocked to the movie theaters this weekend to see their favorite x-man member fight solo. "wolverine" clawed its way to the top of the box office, raking in $55 million for its
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weekend debut. that is nothing compared to the last x-men spin-off which grossed $89 million in 2009. and second place was "the conjuring" at $22.1 million. -- captions by vitac -- hello, thank you for watching. don lemon here. a prewedding boat crash in new york that killed the bride-to-be and best man. a deadly bus crash in indiana involving a group of teens returning from a church trip. in new york city, police found a man's body while searching the hudson river. they've been looking for him since after dark friday when this boat ran into barges in the dark near the tappan zee bridge. six people were onboard, a wedding party celebrating. the man found today is not the only fatality.